Tag: PRIIPs

Are Investment Managers Going to Have More KIDs?

Let us be clear…. we’re actually talking about the potential increase in production of point-of-investment disclosure documents for investment managers. The complications and stress of Brexit just got a whole lot more real for many UK- and EU-based investment management companies that are subject to rules requiring production of UCITS KIID (Key-Investor-Information-Document) and PRIIPs KID … Continued

Proposed Amendments to Transaction Cost Calculations under PRIIPs

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) recently issued a consultation paper that includes two draft proposals for changes to transaction cost calculation requirements outlined in Annex VI points 7-23, among other proposed amendments to the PRIIPs KID. The first proposal seeks to reduce the impact of negative implicit costs on net transaction cost disclosures, in addition … Continued

Data Quality the Key to Meeting Challenge and Opportunity of Cost Transparency

Technology has done much to increase cost transparency in recent years, yielding considerable power – and savings – to consumers. Price comparison websites, for example, make it easy for us to weigh the costs of regular household expenditure items – from holidays to utility services to home insurance – across multiple providers. Behind the technology … Continued

MiFID II and PRIIPs Data Quality-Priority #1

In a recent whitepaper we published on SEC Reporting Modernization, we talked about how “timely, accurate, complete and consistent data are required for Forms N-PORT and N-CEN for two key reasons: these are public filings, and there are consequences to late or erroneous filings.” Not surprisingly, the same could also be said for the wave of European regulation due … Continued

PRIIPs Compliance with CSS

The Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance‐based Products (PRIIPs) regime arrives in January 2018, creating an entiely new framework for a broad range of retail investment products, the centrepiece of which is a Key Information Document (KID). Our comprehensive solution allows you to become PRIIPs ready in good time, organising the collection of key data and calculations, the production and hosting of your KID, and the exchange of information between you and your stakeholders throughout the manufacturing and distribution chain.


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